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Nov 21

A. Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1

        Rooted in Germany, 1845, A. Lange & Söhne (A Lange & Sons) is a notorious watch-making brand, known for its commitment to creating impeccable timepieces of timeless beauty and mechanical purity carried up to a pure state of art. In spite of its downfall during the Soviet administration, the brand experienced a remarkable come-back after the end of the Cold War.

        Known mostly for designing exquisite timepieces created for those watch-collectors aficionados of mechanical perfection, A. Lange & Söhne introduced another Grand Lange 1 Model which emanates timeless elegance and refinement and embodies the aesthetical principle which states that less is more. This wristwatch features a sober monochrome dial design that focuses on the essentials and endows constructive logic with aesthetical purity of expression.

        The brand’s legendary Grand Lange 1, launched in 1994, which represented the rebirth of the centenary Saxon watchmaker, was the first model of the brand that combined the traditional A. Lange & Söhne horological mastery with highly innovative off-centered dial displays and oversized date aperture, iconic features, which later on have become a hallmark of the A. Lange & Söhne’s artisanship along with the immaculate engineering and classic beauty.

        Another outstanding trait of this model, recently implemented, is the fragile azuré grooves, a noble decoration consisting in a delicate relief structure created by concentric circles.

        The Grand Lange 1 has a robust masculine case measuring 41.9 mm in diameter manufactured from 18 karat yellow or pink gold but the watch is also available even in a more precious platinum version. These materials harmoniously combine with the solid silver, champagne, argenté, and rhodié monochrome dials.

        Grand Lange 1 is a model that successfully combines quality and watch-making finest traditions- all crowned by the perfection of the finest detail touch sublimed in the a superbly finished, manually-wound movement, the Lange manufacture caliber L901.2, which rises to the ultimate A. Lange & Söhne’ standards of quality, being meticulously hand-adorned, and a special delicacy for any watches passionate connoisseur who will surely be seduced by its delicate dance while peeking through the sapphire crystal case-back.

        Moreover this masterpiece of horological artisanship embraces the wrist with an elegant crocodile leather strap conferring a special refinement to a gentleman’s wrist all for an approximate price starting from $36,348.00 for the platinum version.

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